power outages

(BC Hydro outage map)

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 3,000 Sooke residents

Two polling stations impacted by outage

(BC Hydro outage map)
A power outage is affecting over 1,500 people on the West Shore on the morning of Oct. 19. (BC Hydro)
A power outage is affecting over 1,500 people on the West Shore on the morning of Oct. 19. (BC Hydro)
Over 2,000 customers in the Langford and Millstream area are out of power Friday afternoon. (Google Maps)

Power returns for thousands of West Shore BC Hydro customers

Customers have been without power since 1:43 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Over 2,000 customers in the Langford and Millstream area are out of power Friday afternoon. (Google Maps)
Power outages on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast began early Tuesday morning due to a “potent” weather system moving down the Island and towards the mainland. (BC Hydro)

“Potent” low pressure system brings winds, takes power from Vancouver Island

Over 43,000 customers powerless in Vancouver Island after autumn storm rages

Power outages on Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast began early Tuesday morning due to a “potent” weather system moving down the Island and towards the mainland. (BC Hydro)
Power outages are impacting thousands of Greater Victoria residents on Tuesday morning. (BC Hydro outage map)
Power outages are impacting thousands of Greater Victoria residents on Tuesday morning. (BC Hydro outage map)
375 residents between Sooke and Shirley are without power due to a downed power line early Tuesday morning. (Google Maps)

375 Sooke residents without power after downed line Tuesday morning

Outage affecting residents west of Trimmer Place

375 residents between Sooke and Shirley are without power due to a downed power line early Tuesday morning. (Google Maps)
Waves hit the shore in Victoria during a wind warning. (Black Press Media file photo)

More than 3,700 West Shore BC Hydro customers without power

Outages come on tail of wind warning from Environment Canada

Waves hit the shore in Victoria during a wind warning. (Black Press Media file photo)
The BC Hydro Outage Map shows that a power outage caused by a fallen wire near Bay Street and Roack Bay Avenue impacted several streets in Victoria. (BC Hydro/Twitter)

UPDATED: Fallen wire to blame for power outage in Victoria

BC Hydro crews working to manage Saturday morning outage

The BC Hydro Outage Map shows that a power outage caused by a fallen wire near Bay Street and Roack Bay Avenue impacted several streets in Victoria. (BC Hydro/Twitter)
A burned-out transformer is being blamed for a Thursday afternoon power outage in the west end of Saanich. (Outage Map/BC Hydro)

Bird blamed for transformer blow out causing Saanich power outage

More than 2,000 affected by Thursday morning outage

A burned-out transformer is being blamed for a Thursday afternoon power outage in the west end of Saanich. (Outage Map/BC Hydro)
More than 2,600 BC Hydro customers are impacted by a power outage Monday morning. (BC Hydro map)

UPDATED: Power restored to Metchosin, Colwood

Monday morning outage impacts more than 2,600 BC Hydro customers

More than 2,600 BC Hydro customers are impacted by a power outage Monday morning. (BC Hydro map)
Saanich emergency crews closed a stretch of Mann Avenue near Savoy Place after a large tree fell into nearby power lines. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich emergency crews closed a stretch of Mann Avenue near Savoy Place after a large tree fell into nearby power lines. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Strong winds are expected to continue to hit the South Island through Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Strong winds hit South Island leaving almost 6,000 without power

More gusts up to 90 km/hr can be expected through Saturday, Environment Canada says

Strong winds are expected to continue to hit the South Island through Saturday. (Black Press Media file photo)
Over 1,700 without power in Langford, Feb. 23, 2020. (Google)

South Vancouver Island B.C. Hydro Customers without power

Due to high winds nearly 3,900 B.C. Hydro customer will be out of power

Over 1,700 without power in Langford, Feb. 23, 2020. (Google)
Power has been restored to more than 1,500 Sidney residents after they were left in the dark at 7:57 a.m. Sunday. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Power restored to more than 1,500 Sidney residents Sunday morning

BC Hydro customers without power for three hours on Feb. 16

Power has been restored to more than 1,500 Sidney residents after they were left in the dark at 7:57 a.m. Sunday. (Google Maps)
Sirens were heard from CFB Esquimalt Tuesday night in a series of strange noises and power outages. File photo

UPDATE: Problems at B.C. Hydro substation cause electrical issues, sirens across Greater Victoria

Power surges caused flickering lights across the City and sirens at CFB Esquimalt

Sirens were heard from CFB Esquimalt Tuesday night in a series of strange noises and power outages. File photo